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Glenn F. Beckham

Glenn F. Beckham born Greenville, Mississippi; admitted to Mississippi bar, 1981; Tennessee bar, 2006; 1981, U.S. District Court, Northern District of Mississippi; 1981, U.S. District Court, Southern District of Mississippi; 1985, U.S. Court of Appeals, Fifth Circuit. Preparatory education, Mississippi State University (B.A., 1977); legal education, University of Mississippi (J.D., 1981). Fraternities: Omicron Delta Kappa; Blue Key; Phi Kappa Phi; Delta Theta Phi. Assistant District Attorney, 4th Circuit Court District, 1981. Member: Leflore County Bar Association; Mississippi Bar Association; Mississippi Defense Lawyers Association; National Association of Railroad Trial Counsel. (Resident, Greenwood Office). The primary emphasis of Mr. Beckham’s work during his thirty-plus years of experience has been in the defense of civil cases filed against railroad companies in Mississippi and Tennessee. This experience has resulted in over 40 published opinions and numerous unpublished opinions from the Mississippi Appellate Courts, the United States District Courts of Mississippi and the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals. Mr. Beckham serves on Canadian National/ Illinois Central’s National Committee for the Formulation of Defense Strategy in connection with toxic tort litigation, and has extensive experience in the trial and defense of asbestos and other toxic tort cases. Mr. Beckham continues his work in railroad defense litigation, but also defends general tort, products liability and aviation cases.

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PH 662-455-1613
FX 662-453-9245

309 Fulton Street
Greenwood, MS 38930

PO Drawer 8230
Greenwood, MS 38935-8230